SECOND PART: TRANSCENDENTAL LOGIC (p. 92)
I. LOGIC IN GENERAL
Two fundamental sources of knowledge.
Sensibility, the capacity to receive representations. The science of aesthetic.
How objects are given to us.
Understanding: the power of knowing an object through representations. The science of Logic.
How an object is thought.
Only through their union can knowledge arise.
Two types of Logic:
Logic in general: contains absolutely necessary rules of thought. The logic of elements.
Logic of the special employment of the understanding: contains rules of correct thinking about certain kinds of objects. The logic of a particular science.
Pure: abstracts from all empirical conditions. Deals with mere forms of thought.
Applied: understanding under subjective empirical conditions.
II. TRANSCENDENTAL LOGIC (p. 95)
Does not abstract from the entire content of knowledge.
Excludes only those modes of knowledge which have empirical content.
Treats the origin of modes in which we know objects.
Not every kind of knowledge a priori should be called transcendental
Only that by which we know that certain representations can be employed or are possible a priori.
space is not. The knowledge that the representations are not empirical is.
Distinction between transcendental and empirical belongs only to the critique of knowledge, not to the relation of that knowledge to its objects.
III. DIVISION OF LOGIC INTO ANALYTIC AND DIALECTIC (p. 97)
Truth as agreement of knowledge with its object:
General criterion is it must be valid in each and every instance regardless of how objects vary (i.e. in their relations).
Since truth concerns this very content, a sufficient and general criterion cannot be given.
Truth as regards knowledge in respect of its mere form:
Logic will furnish criteria of truth.
But, cannot establish truth in relation to objects.
Analytic - least negative
Resolves formal procedures
Exhibits them as principals of logical criticism of knowledge.
Must be applied to the form of all knowledge before we proceed to determine if its content contains truth.
Necessary but not sufficient to establish objective truth.
Dialectic - general logic treated as an organon for production of objective assertions.
This is a misapplication.
"Logic of Illusion."
IV. DIVISION OF TRANSCENDENTAL LOGIC INTO TRANSCENDENTAL ANALYTIC AND DIALECTIC (p. 100)
That part of transcendental logic which deals with elements of pure knowledge yielded by understanding.
The principles without which no object can be thought.
Misuse of transcendental analytic.
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